Ghana Sese Wood Mask Hand Carved Brown, "Sankofa Silhouette"
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The Akan word sankofa means "back to my roots" and is the inspiration for this design. This African mask is made from local materials by Ghanaian artisan Winfred Ansah Okoampah. Using sese wood, aluminum plate, and clay, the artist carves and crafts this beautiful piece. This design features the legendary adrinka symbol depicting two symmetrical birds. The artist completes the mask with intricate detailing and patterning, making this the perfect piece to display on the wall.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.
This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.